interrogatories

interrogatories
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A set or series of written questions drawn up for the purpose of being propounded to a party, witness, or other person having information of interest in the case. A pretrial discovery device consisting of written questions about the case submitted by one party to the other party or witness. The answers to the interrogatories are usually given under oath, i.e., the person answering the questions signs a sworn statement that the answers are true. Fed.R. Civil P. 33. The court may submit to the jury, together with appropriate forms for a general verdict, written interrogatories upon one or more issues of fact the decision of which is necessary to a verdict.
See Fed.R. Civil P. 49.
See also deposition

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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